You’ll agree that the one product in our makeup kit that can switch our look in an instant is an eyeshadow palette. From minimal and chic to OTT and vibrant, you can create a bunch of different looks with a single eyeshadow palette. But truth be told, having a collection of eyeshadow palettes can be an *ahem, ahem* an expensive affair.
But we’ll let you in on a secret – you can have your own stunning assortment of eyeshadows without burning a hole in your pockets. Thanks to new and improved technologies, drugstore eyeshadow palettes are giving their pricier counterparts a run for their money. Ahead, we’ve listed down the best drugstore eyeshadow palettes that you can buy under ₹1000. Say whaaaat!
- Lakmé 9to5 Eye Color Quartet Eye Shadow
- Lakmé Absolute Spotlight Eyeshadow Palette
- Lakmé Absolute Infinity Eye Shadow Palette
- Lakmé Absolute Illuminating Eye Shadow Palette
Lakmé 9to5 Eye Color Quartet Eye Shadow
Price - ₹650
Your on-the-go makeup BFF, the Lakmé 9to5 Eye Color Quartet Eye Shadow, is a compact but versatile palette that every girl must have in her makeup kitty. As the name suggests, it has four bright shades that give your eyes a high-definition finish. Available in six variants, the soft and dark shadows carry a hint of shimmer that looks edgy and flattering on the eyes. The palettes also come with a double-ended sponge tip applicator. So, whether you’re dolling up at home or in your car, achieving a fancy eye makeup look would be a cakewalk.
Lakmé Absolute Spotlight Eyeshadow Palette
Price - ₹995
Get a spotlight ready makeup look with the Lakmé Absolute Spotlight Eyeshadow Palette. If colours are your language and the eyeshadow brushes your tool, then girl, this palette is made for you. It has a fun combination of bright and soft shimmers and intense mattes that lend just the right pigment to your eyelids. What we love the most? There are four variants of the palette, featuring Smokin Glam, Berry Martini, Stilettos and Sundowner and a total of 48 shades to experiment with for both day and night looks.
Lakmé Absolute Infinity Eye Shadow Palette
Price - ₹995
This one is a colour bomb! A match made in heaven for people who love artsy and OTT makeup looks. The Lakmé Absolute Infinity Eye Shadow Palette is packed with bright summery hues and deep, bold hues. There are four variants — Pink Paradise, Coral Sunset, Midnight Magic and Soft Nudes — with each palette featuring a mix of matte, metallic and shimmer shadows. So, whether you’re feeling feminine or femme fatale, there’s an eyeshadow to express every mood bang on!
Lakmé Absolute Illuminating Eye Shadow Palette
Price - ₹995
Glamour packed in one palette? Yes, the Lakmé Absolute Illuminating Eye Shadow Palette is exactly what runway makeup dreams are made of. Available in two options of French Rose and Nude Beach, each palette includes six warm-toned satin and shimmer colours that perfectly suit all skin tones. It comes with an added two-sided sponge applicator, making it an ever-so-smooth experience to flaunt a magical eye makeup look.
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Written by Pratishtha Rana on Sep 01, 2021
Pratishtha is a writer driven by curiosity. With over two years of experience in journalism, her toes are dipped in the exciting world of beauty, fashion, food, travel and luxury. Trust her words to help you navigate the do’s and don’ts of all that’s trending online (and offline). A lover of minimal aesthetics, she’s also big on experimenting with colours and prints, and often finds herself power-dressing even for a quick grocery run. When not at work, she’s reading a book, learning Korean, binging on K-Dramas and kimchi ramyeon or just karaoke-ing her hours away.